Marine Electrician Apprenticeship UK DOCKS MARINE SERVICES SOUTH LTD

Marine Electrician working on various commercial vessels between two busy boatyards in Gosport. Defect Repairs, Service Work, Major Refits, Upgrades, and Modifications.

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Closing date: 16 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,979.20 to £23,200.32

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08.00 - 16.30. Friday, 08.00 - 15.30, with 30 mins for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Installation of new DC and AC systems and equipment
  • Fault finding of DC and AC installations and equipment
  • Navigation system installations, fault finding and commissioning
  • Installation and fault finding of AV systems, satellite and communication systems
  • Working within our chandlery retail outlet to learn about other boat parts and products
  • Working with existing engineers to learn stock control and procurement processes
  • General workshop duties
  • Customer service

The training you will be getting

  • Whilst on your Apprenticeship you will be working towards completing an Advanced level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • This will be delivered as a day release at City College Southampton, along with visits to the work site by an assessor. Depending on prior learning, this may also include study towards Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • Level 3 Marine Electrician qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression can be achieved within the company to supervisor, foreman, and further for the candidate with the correct motivation and drive

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C +) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C +) Essential

About the employer

UK Docks is a family run business that had built slowly but successfully over the last 30yrs. You are welcome to visit our website to see some of our projects.




Endeavour Quay

Mumby Road


PO12 1AH

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Marine electrician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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